Definition of uneven
2a : not even : not level or smooth : rugged, ragged <large uneven teeth> <uneven handwriting>b : varying from the straight or parallelc : not uniform : irregular <uneven combustion>d : varying in quality <an uneven performance>
3 : unequal 3a <an uneven confrontation>
unevennessplay \ˌən-ˈē-və(n)-nəs\ noun
Examples of uneven in a sentence
His breathing was shallow and uneven.
You should check your car's tires often for signs of uneven wear.
an uneven distribution of wealth
We have an uneven number of players, so we'll have to rotate.
Before 12th Century
First Known Use of uneven
before 12th century
Synonym Discussion of uneven
UNEVEN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of uneven for English Language Learners
: not level, flat, or smooth
: not straight or parallel
: not following a regular pattern : not the same in all parts or at all times
UNEVEN Defined for Kids
Definition of uneven for Students
unevenlyadverb <The board was cut unevenly.>
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